What does CMOD stand for?
CMOD stands for Content Manager OnDemand, IBM's flagship product in the Enterprise Report Management (ERM) segment of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software market. CMOD has consistently appeared in the upper-right-hand corner of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for archival systems since shortly after it's inception, largely because of it's rock-solid reliability, speed at ingesting data, data compression and de-duplication, and ability to easily scale to multi-petabyte sizes, and serve hundreds of thousands of users per day. For more information, about CMOD and its strengths, visit the 'Introduction' or IBM CMOD FAQ pages.
Ten Reasons to use IBM Content Manager OnDemand for ECM & ERM
IBM CMOD Fixpacks & Security Bulletins
June 24th, 2020 - IBM Global Security Kit ("GSKit") Fix Pack v188.8.131.52 IBM GSKit v184.108.40.206
June 1st, 2020 - IBM Content Manager OnDemand v10.1 Fix Pack 6 - Interim Fix 1 CMOD Linux CMOD AIX CMOD Linux390 CMOD Windows CMOD 10.1.0.6 Interim Fix 1 README
These patches are for APAR PH25708 - "FTI work table rows are inadvertently deleted", and only need to be applied if you are using the CMOD FTI / Full Text Indexer.
May 15th, 2020 - IBM Content Manager OnDemand Fix Pack v220.127.116.11 Released - IBM CMOD v18.104.22.168 README
May 1st, 2020 - IBM Content Manager OnDemand v10.1 Fix Pack 6 Released IBM CMOD v10.1.0.6 Server README
April 30th, 2020 - IBM Content Manager OnDemand 9.5 has reached end of support status! Click here if you need help upgrading...
March 27th, 2020 - IBM CMOD Client v10.5 is now available on Fix Central! CMOD v10.5 Client Download Client README CMOD REST API Documentation
March 15th, 2020 - IBM CMOD 10.5 is now available from IBM Passport Advantage Online, and the CMOD 10.5 Knowledge Center is live: v10.5 CMOD 10.5 Server README
March 10th, 2020 - IBM Content Manager OnDemand v10.5 announced! Woo! CMOD 10.5 on z/OS CMOD 10.5 on Multiplatforms
December 8th, 2019 - IBM Global Security Kit ("GSKit") Fix Pack v22.214.171.124 IBM GSKit v126.96.36.199
August 20th, 2019 - IBM Content Manager OnDemand v10.1 Fix Pack 5 Released IBM CMOD v10.1.0.5 IBM CMOD Client v10.1.0.5 Client README Server README
May 24th, 2018 - IBM CMOD Documentation for v10.1 in PDF format now available IBM Link Local Mirror
IBM CMOD Support & CMOD System Requirements
Just released in April 2020! CMOD 10.5 requirements: Content Manager OnDemand v10.5 System Requirements for Hardware and Software
Is your version of Content Manager OnDemand supported? IBM CMOD Software Lifecycle
Base levels of IBM Content Manager OnDemand (v10.1 and v10.5) can be downloaded through IBM Passport Advantage Online
Business Partners can get access to base levels of software throughthe IBM Software Access Catalog
The latest Tivoli Storage Manager (a.k.a. Spectrum Protect) Fixpacks can be found here: Tivoli Storage Manager & Spectrum Protect FixPacks
CMOD Webinars & Workshops
IBM CMOD 2020
The year 2020 will be an exciting year for IBM Content Manager OnDemand. CMOD v9.5 reached end of life support on April 30th 2020, and CMOD version 10.5 was announced on March 10th, 2020. Workshops are scheduled across North America and Europe, and as always, the IBM Content Manager OnDemand User Group will organize TWO technical webinars this year, covering the new CMOD v10.5 features like the ODWEK REST API, and more.
April 29th 2020 - IBM Content Manager OnDemand User Group ("ODUG") Webinar on CMOD v10.5 with Greg Felderman and Rob Russell - Registration with the ODUG Forums is required - new registrations are approved within 24 to 48 hours. ODUG Webinar Recording now available!!!
April 30th 2020 - IBM Content Manager OnDemand v9.5 support ends. Start your upgrade projects now! Get help with your CMOD upgrade here!
The Content Manager OnDemand 2020 Workshops will be replaced by a CMOD Webinar with the OnDemand User Group. See above: ODUG CMOD v10.5 Webinar
June 2nd & 3rd -
IBM CMOD Workshop - Raleigh, NC - Postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak.
June 9th -
IBM CMOD Workshop in Zurich, Switzerland - Postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak.
June 11th -
IBM CMOD Workshop in Ljubljana, Slovenia Postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak.
April 30th, 2022 - IBM DB2 v11.1 End of Support (EoS). Mark your calendars and plan your budgets!
List of Past Events
Use Cases for Content Manager OnDemand
A list of terms specific to Content Manager OnDemand can be found in the Glossary.
Acronyms | Terms Specific to CMOD | Indexing Tools | Command Line Tools | General IT Terms Relating to CMOD
Frequently Asked Questions about Content Manager OnDemand
IBM CMOD System Log
Date and Time formats in Content Manager OnDemand
Table Segmentation in Content Manager OnDemand
IBM CMOD Cache Filesystems
Designing CMOD Systems
A summary of things the things the Installation Guide won't tell you.
IBM CMOD Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Content Manager OnDemand
Command Line Options for the CMOD Client
Exporting Application Groups to another Library Server
Configuration File Guides: ars.ini ars.cfg
Common Command Reference
arsadmin arsdate arsdb arslog arsmaint arsload arssockd arsstash arstblsp arsxml
IBM Content Manager OnDemand's arsdoc utility allows administrators to perform user-related tasks through a command line interface.
arsdoc parameters arsdoc query arsdoc get arsdoc update
Content Manager OnDemand Advanced Topics
Here are some advanced topics, special instructions & fixes for unique situations, provided exclusively here on CMOD.wiki.
IBM CMOD Composite Indexes
Manually disabling LDAP authentication
Migrating From Filenet to Content Manager OnDemand
Loading into a remote CMOD server with SSL enabled
Content Manager OnDemand Database Tables
Content Manager OnDemand DOC_NAME field
Default Values and the Generic Indexer
Useful SQL Queries for Content Manager OnDemand
Collecting Return Codes from CMOD utilities
DB2 with SAMBA winbind
Best Practises for CMOD Administrators
Case Insensitive Search
Uploading Files to CMOD
Migrating From Filenet to Content Manager OnDemand
Improving Content Manager OnDemand Performance
IBM CMOD Error Messages Reference
Here is a list of error message numbers from CMOD, a description, and helpful advice on how to correct them, most recently added messages are first:
ARS1133I The last row successfully loaded was X
ARS1196E Invalid generic index file format: >GROUP_FIELD_VALUE;1234567890<
ARS1111E The application >< does not exist within the application group >AppGroup<
ARS1129E Row X: The string "20190125" could not be converted to a date from the format of %Y-%m-%d
ARS1315W Warning: The date string "20190125" with date format "%Y%m%d" does not match a specific date.
ARS1109E - Unable to allocate enough memory. File=X, Line=Y
ARS7732E - A parsing error occurred in file <filename> Line X, Column Y
ARS7807E - No objects were found
ARS7795E - ARSXML - The input file contains objects that are specified in the wrong order.
ARS0185E - OnDemand license limit has been exceeded, currently X running only Y are entitled.
ARS0111E - OnDemand is unable to determine the link for the file >/arscache/cache2/12345/ABC/DOC/123FAAA<
ARS0160E - Unable to load module /opt/IBM/ondemand/V9.5/bin/exits/arssmtsm
ARS4305E - Generic Indexer requires the data to have already been indexed. Index the data or verify your input file and resubmit the job.
ARS0238W - The tokenized query string has a nonnumeric value at marker position (2), value (#####). Use a numeric value instead.
ARS1107E - An error occurred. Contact your system administrator and/or consult the System Log.
ADM1822W - The active transaction log is being held by dirty pages. Database performance may be impacted.
ARS1400E - Loading was unable to continue due to encountering a previously failed load of the same name that has yet to be unloaded.
ARS4014E - Unable to load >DB2<
ARS4012E - Unable to initialize environment. rc=158
ARS1407W - Warning: A document with >0< pages and size of >63678662< bytes was processed.
ARS1607E - The OnDemand stash file >< either does not exist or is not valid
ARS1108E - User >user< does not have permission to perform the specified action
ARS0198E - Invalid ownership and/or permissions on cache file/directory
ARS0199E - Unexpected empty directory in cache
ARS0141E - Ran out of load-id naming conventions
ARS1105E - Userid or password is invalid
ARS0384E - LDAP Error: Invalid credentials
ARS4013E - Unable to determine the database engine
ARS0013E - DB Error
ARS0014I - DB Info
ARS0015E - Unable to find SMS tablespace filesystems
ARS0016E - Unable to allocate enough DMS filesystem space for table
ARS0106E - Unlink failed for file
ARS0147E - Unable to initialize server environment
ARS0152E - The command arssockd can only be run by the owner of the command
ARS4067E - Unable to create ARCHIVE database
CMOD Documentation & Other Resources
The OnDemand User Group
The official IBM Content Manager OnDemand User's Group Forums can be found here:
Ed Arnold of IBM started a thread with links to IBM Content Manager OnDemand on z/OS documentation here: Ed Arnold's IBM CMOD on z/OS Links to Documentation
IBM CMOD Technotes & Whitepapers
Here are some popular IBM Technotes:
IBM Content Manager OnDemand Client Compatibility Chart
Upgrading from 8.4.x, 8.5, or 9.0 to Content Manager OnDemand v9.5
IBM CMOD SSO for ICN / IBM Content Manager OnDemand Single Sign On for IBM Content Navigator -- Updated April 2019
Links to the IBM Website
IBM CMOD Product Page
Content Manager OnDemand for Multiplatforms
IBM CMOD Support Page
IBM Content Manager OnDemand Support
IBM CMOD Knowledge Centers
Content Manager OnDemand Knowledge Centers: v10.5 | v10.1 | v9.5 | v9.0
(CMOD 8.5 Knowldge Center and CMOD Information Centers for 8.4.1 and 8.3 (aka 7.1.2.x) have been discontinued.)
IBM CMOD Documentation PDFs IBM CMOD v10.1 Documentation in PDF format Local Mirror
IBM DB2 Documentation
IBM DB2 v9.5 Messages & Codes Reference Volume 1 Volume 2
IBM DB2 v10.1 Messages & Codes Reference Volume 1 Volume 2
IBM DB2 v10.5 Messages & Codes Reference Volume 1 Volume 2
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager & Spectrum Protect Documentation
Tivoli Storage Manager Knowledge Center: v7.1.1 v7.1.3 v7.1.4 v7.1.5 v7.1.6 v7.1.7 v7.1.8 v7.1.9
The version of Tivoli Storage Manager AFTER version 7.1 is now called 'Spectrum Protect'.
Spectrum Protect Knowledge Centre: Spectrum Protect v8.1.9
IBM CMOD ODWEK Java API Documentation
IBM Redbook on IBM CMOD ODWEK Java API v8.4 WARNING: This Redbook is almost 10 years old!
IBM CMOD v7.1 Java API Reference
IBM ODWEK v9.5 Servlet Reference Infocentre
IBM CMOD v9.5 Java API Reference
IBM CMOD v10.1 Java API Reference
IBM CMOD ODWEK Java API v10.1 - Generic Transform Interface
IBM Content Navigator v2.0 Publications Forums
IBM Developerworks IBM mobile ECM Forum
IBM ODNews / OnDemand Newsletter
ODNews 2016: 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
ODNews 2017: 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
ODNews 2018: 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
ODNews 2019: 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
ODNews 2020: 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter
IBM CMOD "ODNews" Archive Local Mirror
IBM CMOD Redbooks
All IBM CMOD Redbooks
IBM Content Manager OnDemand Guide (2013) PDF
IBM Content Manager OnDemand Guide (2015) PDF
Building IBM ECM Solutions End to End PDF
Line Data Carriage Control Characters
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